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Emanuele Russo

Postgraduate Research Student, Faculty of Science



Emanuele Russo obtained a 5 years Master's Degree (First-class honours) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology at the University of Palermo in October 2014. He completed a 9-month thesis research project at the department of Pharmaceutics, UCL School of Pharmacy, under the supervision of Prof.Sudaxshina Murdan and Prof.David Bongiorno. His project focused on the determination of the Hansen Solubility Parameters of the human nail plate by permeation studies. In 2015 he also got registered as a pharmacist. In September 2015 he joined the Centre of Doctoral Training in Targeted Therapeutics and Formulation Sciences at the University of Nottingham. His 1st training project, based on the development of a novel Maleimide-lipoester linker for liposomes formulation, was supervised by Dr. James Dixon, Dr.Giuseppe Mantovani and Prof.Snow Stolnik. Then he moved to AstraZeneca (Macclesfield) for his 2nd training project, in the Pharmaceutical Development area, under the supervision of S.Pickard and S.Todd.

He is currently working on his PhD project aim to design a new enzyme responsive polymer hydrogel able to modulate proteinase level in human brain cancer. The project is supervised by Dr. M.Zelzer, Dr. G.Mantovani, Dr. Weng Chan and Dr. Beth Coyle.

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